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Dan Blum

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Direct Phone: +1 713.252.9546

Director of Finance 

Dan Blum serves as the Director of Finance at TRELI and brings 20+ years of real estate finance and investment management experience to the team.  From 2011-2020, he co-founded two investment management firms, Evan Capital LLC (a registered investment advisor in the State of Texas) and Glenhaven Capital LLC (a hedge fund manager), both of which apply systematic, quantitative principles to managing client capital. 

From 2007 through 2010, Dan served as a Vice President at Blum Realty Ventures (“BRV”), a development advisory firm started by his father, Melvyn Blum.  The BRV team advised institutional real estate investors and specialized in complicated urban mixed-use projects, generally in some stage of distress.  BRV also partnered with the T.R. ENGEL Group in 2009-2010 to evaluate distressed hotel acquisitions on behalf of institutional clients.  Prior to BRV, Dan was a Vice President at Hunter Chase, a San Diego-based private equity firm, where he structured and underwrote equity investments in office and multi-family projects.  Dan was also an Associate in the real estate securitization group at CIBC World Markets in NY (2003-2005) and, prior to business school, spent 3 years as an Analyst/Associate in the Houston office of HFF (1997-2000). 

Dan serves as a Board member and Treasurer of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation and is the President-Elect of the Advance Team at MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Dan earned his BA from Vanderbilt University and his MBA from NYU Stern.

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